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10-83.

Solve each equation by first rewriting it in a more useful form. Homework Help ✎

25

^{2}= 125^{x}^{+1}+ = 2 *x*^{2}− 4*x*+ 4 = 259

= (^{x}) ^{x}^{+3}

This is similar to problem 10-53.

Multiply by a common multiple to cancel out the fractions.

The left side is a perfect square.

*x* = 7 or −3

*x* = −1